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You Can Take It Back: Consent as a Felt Sense

(This post is co-authored by unquietpirate and myself.) Did you ever consent to something, but still came away feeling violated? Ever said “yes” to someone and then wished you could take it back? Well, you can. Here’s the thing: it is possible to consent to having some experience and then, sometime in the future, not […]

Dear BDSM’ers, sex-positive people, and Burners: kill yourselves.

No, seriously. Kill yourselves. You BDSM’ers are, by definition, rape apologists, and worse. KILL YOURSELVES. The world would be a much better place if all of you people just dropped dead tomorrow. If you mention the word “Burning” to me, the next word out of your mouth better not be “Man,” or there will be […]

Visualizing Kyriarchy

(Note: This post is a republication of my original post from February 18, 2012.) This simple information graphic depicts various forms of privilege and oppression as a set of multiple spectra (lines) that all intersect at a central point. The ends of each line is labelled with the “privilege” on the top half of the […]

Here’s where “Maymay is a stalker” probably comes from

The following comment was posted to Yes Means Yes today by someone who seems to prefer to remain anonymous, calling themselves “Really?”: Maymay is controversial for a number of reasons. Some of them have to do with the fact that he’s not an ally to women who have been sexually assaulted. He routinely attacks other […]

My (satirical) application to be hired as a FetLife Media Caretaker

Today, FetLife.com announced they are looking to grow their team of administrators to deal with media issues. Since I’ve had a great many interactions around FetLife’s media policies, I thought I’d throw my hat into the ring with an application. My cover letter follows, followed by a copy of FetLife’s announcement: Dear FetLife (aka BitLove, […]

Stalker Update for 2010-08-04

The closest thing @clarissethorn has to a manifesto http://tumblr.com/xgceuc3o1 #ConsentIsEverything #ThereIsNoShould #sex #bdsm #glbt #poly # @LindsayDianne I read thru your interaction w/@cathcincotta. You may find this interesting: http://tumblr.com/xgcesjgfs She's got a pattern. in reply to LindsayDianne # America created dumbest form of #socialism ever: "Socialized risk, privatized benefit." http://lessig.blip.tv/file/3945764 /by @lessig #tcot # Follow […]

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